Introduction.--Sentimental ballads.--Humorous ballads.--Jacobite ballads, 1715.--Jacobite ballads, 1745.--Old ballads and fragments.--Appendix: Scottish games. A specimen of the tender mercies of Claverhouse, from the Life of Alexander Peden. 'Taking the Beuk.' Description of the stool of repentance. History of witchcraft, sketched from the popular tales of the peasantry of Nithsdale and Galloway. Character of the Scottish lowland fairies. Particulars of the escape of Lord Nithsdale from the Tower, in 1716. Account of Billy Blin', the Scotch brownie. Brief memoir of the life of John Lowe, author of 'Mary's dream,' by William Gillespie. Mary's dream. Old way of Mary's dream
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